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John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives

The Rare Books Collections include most works owned by the Library which were published before 1850 as well as later works which are exceptionally valuable, are numerically scarce, or have significant provenance. The collections are strongest in Catholic history and theology and in French literature.

Collection Highlights:
Counter-Reformation Collection
John Henry Newman Collection
G.K. Chesterton Collection
Marshall McLuhan Collection
Soulerin Collection
USMC Publications Collection
Sablé Collection for 19th French Studies
Cabinets de Lecture
List of 19th Century French Periodicals
Émile Zola Collection

Material for this collection provided by: John M. Kelly Library Special Collections

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University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
Canadian Libraries
Media Type
1,350
texts
Topics & Subjects
332
Catholic Church
58
Theology
51
Christian literature, Early
48
Bible
43
Sermons, French
38
Jesuits
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Collection
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John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
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University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
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Canadian Libraries
1,273
University of Ottawa
56
Christian25000 Favorites
48
PLGO.org Favorites
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Creator
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bossuet, jacques bénigne, 1627-1704
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migne, j.-p. (jacques-paul), 1800-1875
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ceillier, rémi, 1688-1761
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janvier, marie albert, 1860-1939
14
massillon, jean-baptiste, 1663-1742
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bourdaloue, louis, 1632-1704
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Language
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French
38
English
25
Latin
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Spanish
3
Italian
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Micmac
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Vol. 1 has imprint : Province de Québec, E. Senécal
Topic: French-Canadians
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Ssu-ma, Kuang, 1019-1086; Grosier, abbé (Jean Baptiste Gabriel Alexandre), 1743-1823; Deshauterayes, Michel Ange André Le Roux, 1724-1795; Mailla, Joseph-Anne-Marie de Moyriac de, 1669-1748; Chu, Hsi, 1130-1200
texts
eye 3,259
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Translation of "the revision by Chu Hsi of the T'ung Chien of Ss-ma Kuang." - Brit. Mus. cat
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by International Eucharistic Congress (25th : 1914 : Lourdes, France)
texts
eye 3,169
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Originally published anonymously under title: Histoire des ordres monastiques, religieux, et militaires. Paris : N. Gosselin, 1714-1719
Topic: Monasticism and religious orders
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
texts
eye 2,972
favorite 3
comment 0
31
Topic: Theosophy
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31
Topics: Mayas, Maya language, Maya language, French language, Chronology, Mexican
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Propertius, Sextus; Acominatus, Nicetas Choniates; Wolf, Hieronymus, 1516-1580; Fugger, Anton, 1493-1560; Chalkokondyles, Laonicus, ca.1430-ca.1490; Clauser, Konrad, d.1611; Gundelius, Philippus, 1493-1567
texts
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p.1-275, Greek text and Latin translation of Gregoras in opposite columns
Source: soulerin
31
Topic: Carpentry
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Richemont, Marie-Charlotte-Victoire, comtesse de; Marmillod, Gaspard, 1824-1892; Fiat, A
texts
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Topics: Louise de Marillac, Saint, 1591-1660, Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul
31
Topic: Catholic Church
"Approuvé par S. G. Mgr Renou, Archevêque de Tours."
Topic: Catholic Church
Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto
texts
eye 2,056
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Part of the Sol and Morton Eisen Collection
Topics: Catholic Church, Nahuatl language, Nahuatl language, Indians of Mexico
Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto
by Pseudo-Augustinus; Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
texts
eye 2,044
favorite 1
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Archdiocese of Toronto, Archives, Sol and Morton Eisen Collection
Topics: Catholic Church, Sermons, Latin
Reproduced from ms. copy
Topic: Arabic language
Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto
by Bonaventure, Saint, Cardinal, ca. 1217-1274
texts
eye 2,028
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Part of the Sol and Morton Eisen Collection
Topics: Catholic Church, Theology, Doctrinal
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817
texts
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Topic: German literature
31
Source: soulerin
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texts
eye 1,931
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Bible
Imprint varies
Topic: Carmelites
Imprint varies
Topic: Carmelites
Imprint varies
Topic: Carmelites
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
texts
eye 1,867
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Imprint varies
Topic: Carmelites
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Benoist de Matougues, L; Chesnel de la Charbouclais, Louis Pierre François Adolphe, marquis de, 1791-1862; Barbié du Bocage, Alexandre Frédéric, 1797-1834. Dictionnaire géographique de la Bible; Riondey, abbé
texts
eye 1,621
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Vol. 3 co-authored by A. de Chesnel, and includes tables by l'abbé Riondey
Topics: Bible, Ecclesiastical geography, Geography, Church history
Superseded by: Le Canada français
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church
31
Topic: Religions
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Hanotaux, Gabriel, 1853-1944
texts
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Publisher varies: v. 3-4: Société d'édition contemporaine
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Kirby, William, 1817-1906; Lemay, Pamphile, 1837-1918
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Bound with Marquet, L. Choix de ses divers écrits. Paris, 1881
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662; Périer, Madame (Gilberte), 1620-1685. Vie de Blaise Pascal
texts
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Vie de Blaise / par Madame Périer (Gilberte Pascal), p. 9-37
The Relations, chronologically arranged and separately paged bear for convenience of reference a date
Topic: Indians of North America
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Académie française
texts
eye 1,468
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comment 0
31
Topic: French language
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Académie française
texts
eye 1,434
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Topic: French language
Imprint varies
Topic: Carmelites
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Collin de Plancy, J.-A.-S. (Jacques-Albin-Simon), 1794-1881; Binet, Benjamin, 17th cent. Traité historique des dieux et des démons du paganisme; Baltus, Jean François, 1667-1743. Réponse `a l'histoire des oracles de Fontanelle
texts
eye 1,398
favorite 2
comment 0
In double columns
Topic: Occultism
Archdiocese of Toronto, Archives, Sol and Morton Eisen Collection
Topics: Indians, Lost tribes of Israel, Indians of North America, Indians of South America, Comets
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Léon, Xavier, 1868-1935
texts
eye 1,394
favorite 1
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Bibliography: t. 2, 2. ptie., p. [293]-319
Topic: Fichte, Johann Gottlieb, 1762-1814
31
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
texts
eye 1,366
favorite 1
comment 0
Series title also at head of t.p
Topics: Philosophy, Renaissance, Stoics
Title-page of Vol. 2 in Italian
Topics: French language, Italian language
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Source: soulerin
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Topics: Catholic Church, Zouaves Pontificaux Canadiens, Papal States. Esercito. Zuavi pontifici
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Collin de Plancy, J.-A.-S. (Jacques-Albin-Simon), 1794-1881; Binet, Benjamin, 17th cent. Traité historique des dieux et des démons du paganisme; Baltus, Jean François, 1667-1743. Réponse `a l'histoire des oracles de Fontanelle
texts
eye 1,309
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In double columns
Topic: Occultism
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Benoist de Matougues, L; Chesnel de la Charbouclais, Louis Pierre François Adolphe, marquis de, 1791-1862; Barbié du Bocage, Alexandre Frédéric, 1797-1834. Dictionnaire géographique de la Bible; Riondey, abbé
texts
eye 1,308
favorite 0
comment 0
Vol. 3 co-authored by A. de Chesnel, and includes tables by l'abbé Riondey
Topics: Bible, Ecclesiastical geography, Geography, Church history
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Horace; Desprez, Louis, 17th cent
texts
eye 1,304
favorite 0
comment 0
Index rerum notabilium in v. 2, 14 p
Source: soulerin
Imprint varies
Topic: Carmelites
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Beauvilliers, A. B. (Antoine B.), 1754-1817
texts
eye 1,294
favorite 1
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Includes index
Topics: Cookery, French, cbk
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Pilgrims and pilgrimages
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Natta, Vincenzo
texts
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Ms
Topics: Logic, Metaphysics, Theology
Imprint varies
Topic: Carmelites
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Mabillon, Jean, 1632-1707; Ruinart, Thierry, 1657-1709; Thuillier, Vincent, 1685-1736
texts
eye 1,230
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Topic: Theology
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Allaire, Jean-Baptiste-Arthur, 1866-
texts
eye 1,204
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Includes bibliographical references and index
31
Topic: Science
E. De Soye Impr
Topic: Catholic Church
31
Source: soulerin
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne, 1627-1704
texts
eye 1,196
favorite 0
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31
Topic: Catholic Church
31
Topic: Science
31
Text is in French and Latin in opposite columns; commentary is in French
Topic: Bible
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topic: Philosophy, Modern
Archdiocese of Toronto, Archives, Sol and Morton Eisen Collection
Topics: Huastec language, Huastec language
31
Topic: French language
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Marcellino, da Ciuezza, d. 1906
texts
eye 1,168
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Original Italian published at Rome, 1860-1866
Topic: Franciscans
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Congrès marial international (1st : 1902 : Fribourg)
texts
eye 1,163
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31
Topic: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Superseded by: Le Canada français
Topics: Catholic Church, Catholic Church
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Pinard de la Boullaye, H. (Henry), 1874-
texts
eye 1,153
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Vol. 1. Son histoire dans le monde occidental.- Vol. 2. Ses méthodes
Topic: Religions
31
Topic: Paganism
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Collin de Plancy, J.-A.-S. (Jacques-Albin-Simon), 1794-1881; Binet, Benjamin, 17th cent. Traité historique des dieux et des démons du paganisme; Baltus, Jean François, 1667-1743. Réponse `a l'histoire des oracles de Fontanelle
texts
eye 1,140
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comment 0
In double columns
Topic: Occultism
John M. Kelly Library: Special Collections and Archives
by Descartes, René, 1596-1650; Descartes, René, 1596-1650. Meditationes de prima philosophia
texts
eye 1,119
favorite 2
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Topic: Catholic Church
Text is in French and Latin in opposite columns; commentary is in French
Topic: Bible
Imprint varies
Topic: Carmelites
"Reprinted from the 'Nation'."